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Martin Martin, Free PDF.

Postby Mark » Tue Jun 21, 2011 5:19 pm

Google Books have a free downloadable PDF of Martin Martin's "A description of the Western Islands of Scotland."

http://books.google.com/ebooks?id=pHdbA ... t=acs_help

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Re: Martin Martin, Free PDF.

Postby Mark » Tue Jun 21, 2011 5:54 pm

Incidently. I loved Mr J Toland's page of handwritten text & comments from 1720. He'd be at home in the lounge on TOP.

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Re: Martin Martin, Free PDF.

Postby Telo » Sat Jun 25, 2011 3:57 pm

And if you don't want to have to sign into Google and have them monitoring into your reading habits (Martin Martin can be a be a wee bit racy), there's an HTML version at www.appins.org/martin.htm.

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Re: Martin Martin, Free PDF.

Postby Mark » Sat Jun 25, 2011 4:13 pm

Shard wrote:And if you don't want to have to sign into Google and have them monitoring into your reading habits (Martin Martin can be a be a wee bit racy), there's an HTML version at www.appins.org/martin.htm.


Thanks that's way better, text is better than a scan.

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Re: Martin Martin, Free PDF.

Postby Clyde_Wanderer » Wed Jul 06, 2011 10:09 pm

An account of the Second-Sight, was quite interesting to say the least.
Would the Poteen have anything to do with it :?: seeing as it was the basis of the saying "Blind Drunk" :lol:
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